CPC’s Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions (CHHS) program is a community health intervention proven to
reduce cardiovascular risk among individuals in under-resourced communities. In this program, a network
of CHHS Health Navigators provide health screenings, referrals, education, and health coaching relating
to physical and mental health to community members.
The Community Health Navigator serves an integral role in field-based activities and overall Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions (CHHS) program support. He/she is responsible for building relationships and offering CHHS services to community members in metro Denver and supporting the CPC Community Health team in program training and development.
In this position you will:
- Provide CVD health screenings, referrals, education, and health coaching to individuals in underresourced communities in metro Denver:
- Conduct health assessments to identify individuals at-risk for cardiovascular disease
(CVD) and its risk factors.
- Establish on-going rapport with participants.
- Conduct ongoing health coaching through follow-up phone and/or video sessions with at risk participants to support change.
- Assess participants needs, concerns, and readiness to change.
- Use motivational interviewing techniques to strengthen the individual’s own motivation and commitment to change.
- Offer culturally- and literacy-appropriate CVD education and health recommendations using the Outreach, Screening and Referral (OSCAR) data system.
- Provide referrals to medical care, mental health care, and community resources.
- Assess and help participants overcome barriers to care and lifestyle changes.
- Retest existing CHHS participants
- High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience working with community-based health programs or other
- Effective oral and written communication skills – bilingual in English and Spanish.
Targeted Compensation: $41,000 – $45,000 annually
For more information and to apply, visit cpccommunityhealth.org/careers.